2 edition of Institutions and political change in Russia found in the catalog.
Institutions and political change in Russia
Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-223) and index
|Statement||edited by Neil Robinson|
|Contributions||Robinson, Neil, 1964-|
|LC Classifications||JN6695 .I58 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 235 p. :|
|Number of Pages||235|
|LC Control Number||99044142|
The book also looks at Russian domestic politics, particularly the Western belief in and search for a particular kind of change in Russia, a transition to democracy. It continues the exploration of domestic politics, but turns to address the theme of 'Putinology', the focus on Cited by: 2. that the political scene will change when Vladimir Putin steps down as president. Another aspect of Russia’s democratic future is that the country needs to come to grips with its totalitarian past, just as other countries have done in the years following Many observers, analysts, and File Size: KB.
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Yet, as a result of reforms initiated by Mikhail Gorbachev, new political institutions have emerged that now require election of political leaders and rule by constitutional procedures. Michael McFaul traces Russia's tumultuous political history from Gorbachev's rise to power in through the resignation of Boris Yeltsin in favor of. 2 INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT textbooks – are likely to fail in developing countries, where certain institutions whose existence these policies take for granted (e.g., well-defined private property rights, a developed government bond market) simply do not Size: 1MB.
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Read this book on Questia. During the s, Russia has been building a new political order. This collection of essays offers a progress report on this effort, recording the projects for institutional reform, their successes and their many failures.
For a decade Russia has been building a new political order. This collection of essays offers a progress report on this effort, recording the projects for institutional reform, their successes and their many failures.
Institutions covered include the presidency, the State Duma, regional government. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Institutions and political change in Russia / Neil Robinson --The presidency / Neil Robinson --The consolidation of Russian parliamentarism / Paul Chaisty and Jeffrey Gleisner --Politics, the rule of law and the judiciary / Bill Bowring --Subnational.
Institutions covered include the presidency, the State Duma, regional government, the judiciary, the 'power ministries', the foreign policy and economic policy making establishments. Other chapters examine popular attitudes towards institutions and the crises of state-society relations in Russia.
Get this from a library. Institutions and political change in Russia. [Neil Robinson;] -- Annotation For a decade Russia has been building a new political order.
This collection of essays offers a progress report on this effort, recording the projects for institutional reform, their. Political institutions and systems have a direct impact on the business environment and activities of a country. For example, a political system that is straightforward and evolving when it comes to the political participation of the people and laser-focused on the well-being of its citizens contributes to positive economic growth in its : Alistair Boddy-Evans.
Yet, as a result of reforms initiated by Mikhail Gorbachev, new political institutions have emerged that now require election of political leaders and rule by constitutional procedures.
Michael McFaul traces Russia's tumultuous political history from Gorbachev's rise to power in through the resignation of Boris Yeltsin in favor of Cited by: Read the Russian version. In andthe turmoil of the Arab Spring and protests in Moscow against Vladimir Putin’s return to the presidency awoke the Kremlin to the political challenges of the Internet.
Over the years since, Russian authorities have responded to online political activity with a relatively traditional set of moves. The Kremlin has introduced heavy censorship on new Author: Andrei Soldatov.
Abstract. The transformation of Russia over the last decade has involved wide-ranging institutional changes. At the same time that these momentous changes have been occurring in Russia, political scientists have increasingly recognized the importance of studying institutions as variables influencing political and economic : Neil Robinson.
Dirk Sauerland, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Ideologies and Institutions: Stability and Change. Analyses of institutional change typically refer to changes in the general constitution and/or in the constitution of the economic system.
In terms of Acemoglu and Robinson () the specific political and economic institutions are. Political Institutions Russian history has multiple regimes but a very authoritarian tradition, making the reforms of the early s more experimental than procedural.
The Russian Federation currently keeps a federal government structure and it consists of eighty-nine regions bound by treaty to the Federation. Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance (Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions) - Kindle edition by North, Douglass C.
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Checkel draws on this analysis of policy change in Soviet Moscow at the end of the Cold War, as well as in post-Soviet Russia, to illuminate the role of ideas in international political change.
Jeffrey T. Checkel is assistant professor of political science at the University of Pittsburgh, with a joint appointment in the Graduate School of. Putin’s plan to change Russia’s institutions. Ksenia Kondratieva Russian Domestic Politics and Political Institutions Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center.
4 in 15 Journalism Author: Ksenia Kondratieva. Title: INSTITUTIONS AND POLITICAL CHANGE IN RUSSIA: Author: NEIL ROBINSON: Summary: During the s, Russia has been building a new political order. This collection of essays offers a progress report on this effort, recording the projects for institutional reform, their.
To examine the long-run origins of democracy and dictatorship, Brian Downing focuses on the importance of medieval political configurations and of military modernization in the early modern period. He maintains that in late medieval times an array of constitutional arrangements distinguished Western Europe from other parts of the world and predisposed it toward liberal democracy.
For centuries, dictators ruled Russia. Tsars and Communist Party chiefs were in charge for so long some analysts claimed Russians had a cultural predisposition for authoritarian leaders. Yet, as a result of reforms initiated by Mikhail Gorbachev, new political institutions have emerged that now require election of political leaders and rule by constitutional procedures.
Michael McFaul's book offers a broader discussion of the development of post-Gorbachev Russian institutions.
He analyzes the unintended consequences of the simultaneous political and economic transitions in Russia, and, thanks to unprecedented access to key decisionmakers, the book is replete with insider reflections on the emerging political Author: Kathryn Stoner-Weiss. An analysis of the challenges facing Russia's economy ten years after the transition, based on recent research and data.
Can Russia's recent burst of economic growth be sustained. Taking a comprehensive look at the economic and political regime shift from Yeltsin to Putin, this book explores the key challenges facing the Russian economy: to narrow the productivity gap between Russian and. Vladimir Putin's recent re-election was bad news for democracy in Russia.
And it's a major loss in the struggle for liberalism, as anti-democratic leaders are assuming power across the : Brian Grodsky. Other great anomalies in economic history remain unanswered—such as why the economies of Russia and Eastern Europe imploded after the introduction of western-style political institutions in the.Read more about this on Questia.
Russia, officially the Russian Federation, Rus. Rossiya, republic ( est. pop. ,), 6, sq mi (17, sq km). The country is bounded by Norway and Finland in the northwest; by Estonia, Latvia, Belarus, and Ukraine in the west; by Georgia and Azerbaijan in the southwest; and by Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and China along the southern land border.The course is designed to study the features of the political structure of modern Russia.
It contains both general information on the institutional, procedural and value components of the political system and public policy in Russia, as well as a description of the problems, contradictions and prospects for the political development of the country/5(8).